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closer to the biggest cities on the east coast. ktvu 2 morning news continues. >> announcer: complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu 2 morning news. >> good morning. it's monday, october 29. i'm dave clark. >> good morning, i'm pam cook. thank you for joining us this morning. we're watching the weather here and out east because it's a monster -- >> it's unprecedented, historical. >>> for us, though, we have a little change in our weather pattern. now, because of the magnitude of sandy, everything is kind of slowing down so we're holding off until thursday morning but we have dense fog. that is until 8:00 but some of the fog until 9:00. here's sal. >>> stever, traffic on interstate 880 oakland good in both directions and more crowded, though, as you head to the bay bridge toll plaza. also we're looking at the toll plaza and more crowded with still room for fast track and carpoolers. let's go back to the deverick. >>> topping our news for the second time in three years, the san francisco giants are world champions. they swept the detroit tigers with a 4-3 victo
there is is a big mess in downtown oakland after protestors targeted institutions from banks to city hall. tara moriarty is live in downtown oakland covering the effort to repair vandalized buildings. >> reporter: some of the windows that protestors smashed have been boarded up but others have not. there is a gaping hole here in the front glass doors to city hall. there is a security guard here keeping watch. demonstrators threw paint balls and smashed windows not only at city hall but the oakland tribune office, the berkeley national lab office and three banks. the group of 200 people gathered at frank ogawa plaza last night at 6:00 and timed the rally to coincide with the 11th anniversary of the start of the u.s. war in afghanistan. around 7:15 the group headed north of west grand avenue and circled back to city hall that is when the violence broke out. two luxury cars were vandalized. protestors are taking their anger out on the wrong people. >> we work hard for our money. >> we are arch people and that is sending the wrong message. >> reporter: the march lasted only for 40 minutes and polic
are going to visit the city. ktvu channel 2 reporter alex savidge has more on the big changes transit agencies are making to accommodate the crowds. first let's check in with tara moriarty who is is in the city with a look at what the city is doing to prepare for the streets that will be jammed. >> reporter: we are here along the embarcadero. this is where the official store for the america's cup is. there are going to be quarter finals today and then more racing this weekend. expected to draw 40,000 people to the bay. it's one of many events happening this weekend. every member of the police force will be out. this will be closing -- they will be closing one northbound lane along the embarcadero between the ferry building and bay street to allow emergency vehicles access. city leaders say it's a practice run for the big america's cup event next year where more than three million people are expected to attend. also on tap the u.s. navy blue angels will be flying overhead. they will be practicing today. you might catch a glimpse. their shows will be on saturday and sunday of course. no
three hours he will be traveling to atlantic city. he will be touring the storms with republican governor chris christie. he is causing some angst for the president's handling of the crisis. >> he has been outstanding dealing with this. >> now on the presidential race, it is difficult to forecast but mitt romney resumes campaigning and he is taking some heat for a primary debate, he would turn the disaster management over to the states. he would not eliminate the federal management agency. they have been suspended over the last few days and there are some questions about the state of the presidential race and some other polls are showing they are holding onto a 5 point lead in ohio and he is up by 1 point in florida. allison burns, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> and on another note, the white house canceled this year's halloween celebration because they will be touring the damage in new jersey and usually the first family invites a lot of children to go trick or treating to a very elaborate white house lawn. now the first lady is passing out halloween candy in 2009. you can see
developing news out of union city where a fire at a strip mall damaged several businesses. claudine wong is live to see why the fire burned and a look at the damage. claudine. >> reporter: good morning, mike. let me show you what is happening now. in the last half hour the ladder truck moved into position. they are still putting water over the top of this. they are doing that because the roof has collapsed in that area and beyond so they are worried there may be hot spots. we've seen it smoking all morning long. they want to put more water on it and they will wait awhile before they go actually inside. now we don't know at this point how the fire started but we do know that it burned for quite awhile. we will give you a look at the flames. at its height, this fire was really going. smoke first spotted at 1:15 this morning. the firefighters say it was burning for quite awhile before anyone saw it. it was in the roof line of that strip mall. when firefighters got on scene they realized how much progress that fire was making. it took 90 minutes to get in front of it. the focus will be on th
time sheriff ross mirkarimi and his wife eliana lopez was here at city hall was when they decided to oust sheriff ross mirkarimi and that recommendation was presented to the board. mayor ed lee suspended him without pay after he pled guilty. it stemmed from an incident with his wife who suffered a bruised arm as a result. it is one of city's more liberal supervisors and some say they want him out. they say it is simply a conflict of the interest. the mayor said that public officials need to be held to a higher standard. now the mayor, may have his own problems to deal with. they say ed lee purge engineered him is -- purge jordan perjuried himself and they say he is seeking his removal. they say it is all a politically charged witch hunt and meanwhile they will take nine of the -- it would take nine of the 11 board of supervisors to remove sheriff ross mirkarimi from office. tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> president barack obama is waking up and we will show you a picture south of market where the president spent the night. traffic around the hotel is restricted rig
. occupy protestors threatened to reoccupy the area around city hall. brian flores is in oakland with the rally marking the first anniversary of the big police raid. >> reporter: good morning. first off stark contrast in what we saw last year at occupy oakland in terms of last night. there are still reminders of what happened last night. there are still signs. there is some graffiti on sidewalks and walls. we talked about some businesses yesterday that took some precautions before the march. you can see the chase bank behind me still has boarded up windows. as we roll the video of what happened last night. about 175 protestors gathered peacefully starting yesterday afternoon and into the evening. there was a vigil and martha went from city hall 20 lake merit to china town and back to the plaza. there was a large police presence here last night. one protestor tossed a rock that hit an officer in the chest. that officer was not hurt and a second person was arrested for about instructing an -- obstructing an officer in a narcotics possession. there was a call from occupy oakland as
we will -- city hall. >>> did you see the flash of light, what scientists are saying about it this morning. >> complete bay area coverage starts right now. this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >> good morning, thank you for waking up with us this morning, i am pam cook. >> and i am dave clark, steve is here, how should we prepare for this? >> well ,it is cool to warm. big changes take place on the weekend, west winds kick in and we will have more on this big cool down in about five minutes, here is sal. >>> we have a rollover on westbound 92 right there before the san mateo bridge. this was on its side but the damage is don't getting out to the san mateo bridge. you can see at they are doing this. there you did he and traffic is moving along well as you head to the high-rise let's go back to the desk. >>> coming in from caster valley, we first told you about this, around midnight a house fire was reported and when firefighters arrived they found a body inside that house. alex savage is right there and i know the police busy, this is an active crime scene, right? >> reporter
: proponents of measure d say that cities that have raised the minimum wage found there has also been less turnover among workers to. they plan to be camped out here on campus until 7:00 a.m.. live in san jose ann rubin. >>> time is 6:06. for the first time in his 115 year history, the big game between cal and stanford is in october. they will fight for the ax tomorrow. and th ye is the 30th anniversary of the play. 1982 remember? cal scored that winning touchdown after five laterals. look at that. big hit. the big game is traditionally held on the third saturday of november. but this year the pac 12 athletic director said that caused problems for the league master schedule. the traditional friday night bonfire rally has been changed because there is a bob dillon concert at the greek theater. students will hold a rally at edward's field instead. >>> the oakland raiders playing this weekend against jacksonville. that came could be blacked out. locally on television. however the nfl is giving the raiders a one-day extension to sell more tickets. because of a new rule they can declare a sello
to be put on alert and this is not causing a public safety risk right now. then there is new york city especially hit hard by the big storm. hurricane force winds caused a facade in the chills i neighborhood and high winds left that, a crane is dangling in midtown manhattan and we are not sure when the subway service will return. >>> a woman was forced to abandon ship in rough waters off the coast of carolina. 14 other crew members were rescued yesterday from the h ms bounty but a woman was pulled from the water and later died at the hospital. it has been featured in several films. >>> they have shut them down for a second day and coming up how the capital is coping. >>> volunteers are lending a hand to relieve efforts. red cross sent us these pictures from the delaware coast and now she flew out three days ago and at times she has been visiting shelters and preparing supplies for the days ahead. >> the roads are opened and we can go into communities where we will be delivering meals and snacks and continuing to operate the shelters in those communities. >> she tells us she also helpe
on redwood city. >>> i was looking at sergio 79 degrees, mt. diablo, and black diamond minds, 89 degrees and there is a warm air cap on top of us. it will be close but not record- setting territory. napa was a cooker, 107, you might remember. san jose, 104 and set in 1952, they tied a record high yesterday at 90 degrees, so it will be close. they had a cool september and that is five degrees and there could be a splash and -- and there was a lot of rain 20 observed days in san francisco. that is way above average. fair weather friend will be our hot friend, 50s to 60s, already, that warm air is in place and there is a tiny sea breeze but end that sizes not -- emphasizes not much. record-setting territory, a cooling trend starts tomorrow and big tempertures by the upcoming weekend. upper 90l1sl0, sonoma 92. 9 pittsburgh. 86 sap michelle le. 99 santa cruz and gilroy, we may get that flu and heading over to the coast, this is as good as it gets for a while. 60s and 700s and #0s -- 70s and 80s, look at the drop in temperatures for the upcoming weekend. >>> it was bizarre and very frightening
than one percent fired at those agents. >>> it boil -- emotions boiled over at oakland city hall last night. >> can you remove those protesters who will not sit down and refuse to take their seats. >> they say the shooting of alan blueford was unwarranted and unjustified. alan blueford's mother demanded the police report. >> you can turn away from me and act like it don't matter. alan blueford is gone. >> they gave the report to the alan blueford family but that report still leaves many unanswered questions. but they maintain alan blueford pointed a gun at an officer. >>> i think we are off to a decent start and we have not had a lot going on, let's go to the bay bridge toll plaza and let's show there is a little bit of a crowd and it is what it is. it is about a five minute delay, 101, that looks good approaching the 880 split getting down to the downtown area and that has been a pretty nice drive heading south. it continues to look good. it is not widespread. santa rosa downtown, 103, 90 downtown and this is a brutal forecast, the city 94 and today a drop of 20 degrees, they tied a
on the amount of alcohol it serves. city staff report accuses the vice ultra lounge of violating the conditional use. city also says since 2009 police have responded to 30 fight there is and made dozens of arrests for public intoxication. tomorrow night the planning commission will review the vice lounges permit. >>> man has been shot and killed in oakland just a block away from where another man lost his life last week. there was a homicide yesterday in east oakland at 107th avenue in meyers street. it happened at about 1:00 in the afternoon. last thursday night about a block away there was a homicide on val tear street between 106th and 107th. no suspects have been named. >>> time now 6:17. a new development in the discovery of what was thought to be a meteorite that was found in a novato backyard. at first mountain view scientist peter jenkins thought it was part of the fire ball that exploded across the sky last week that everybody saw. now he says he made a mistake. after a closer inspection, he how determines it's just a rock. the scientist is apologizing for that mistake. >>> highway with
marks one year since its eviction. city leaders say keep the peace is a top priority. oakland mayor jean quan said the city has changed how it handle demonstrations. demonstrators plan to march through downtown starting at 7:00 and returning to frank ogawa plaza. >> we have a lot of confidence that we can handle the demonstrations. >> organizers urging people to bring opportunities, warm clothe -- tents, warm clothing. mayor quan said there will be no tolerance for overnight camping. >>> meantime today is the deadline for oakland to rule on last year's street clash. among those injured iraq war veteran olsen. >>> giants fans now getting ready for game two of the world series. after seeing baseball history at at&t park last night. incredible. pablo sandoval now just the fourth player in major league history to hit three home runs in world series game. the panda led the giants to an 8-3 win over the tigers and the world series opener. only babe ruth, reggie jackson and albert pujols have hit three homers in one world series game. >> it was awesome. we couldn't ask for a better game to star
thursday. fresno police say they discovered the teenager yesterday afternoon at a home in the city of selma, which is south of fresno. police arrested her godfather, no word yet if the girl has been brought back home to petaluma. >>> the world's largest social network reports its quarterly earnings this afternoon. this is just its second quarterly report as a public company. facebook shares selling for less than half the initial public offering price, about $19 a share right now. and investors will want to hear if facebook is making progress towards increasing revenue on mobile ads. >>> a modesto police sergeant facing charges of child molestation. 40-year-old robert hodges was arrested yesterday just hours after the police department found out about the allegations. now, hodges is accused of molesting a girl who is a member of his family between 2009 and 2010. he's a 15-year veteran of the police department. he has now been placed on administrative leave during the investigation. >>> a new funding source could help provide free muni passes for san francisco youth. the examiner reports that
right around daily city. in fact stretching from bay view district also daly city and heading over to sfo. we'll take a closer look at it in five minutes. >>> steve, good morning. we have a lot of slow traffic on 80. word of a stalled big rig on 80 near gill man. for the most part we have slowed traffic. you can see chp lights flashing up there. also the morning commute is getting busier at the bay bridge toll plaza. the only cars moving through right now without any delay are the fast track and car poolers. everyone else is slowing down. 6:01 let's go back to the desk. >>> 6:01 we have lots of rain this monday morning. the problem starting to pile up around the bay area. ktvu alex savidge is out there on the storm watch right now. so what is it like out there? how bad is it? >> the rain is coming down pretty good where we are this morning in marin county. i will show you a sense of what the road looks like behind us here. this is 101 at lucky drive. you can see the road very wet this morning. this is an area that oftentimes will flood whenever we get significant rainfall. to that
on the coast. in the city south san francisco and mainly mid 60s menlo park in there. palo alto los altos. fog will be with us nights and mornings. >>> i'm sure you heard of unusual discoveries. how about this one? a giant eye washes ashore on a florida beach. the mystery it poses for marine biologists. >>> space shuttle endeavour is on the move. take a look at this live picture we will go live to los angeles. >>> and what some say is mitt romney's awkward google moment. unflattering search that causes photos of romney to pop up. that demand qualified college graduates. many in the bay area. at devry university, our market-responsive bachelor's and master's degree programs can give you what you need to succeed in today's careers and the ones on the horizon. get the know how you need for a new tomorrow at our 4 bay area locations, online or both. learn more at devry.edu. and let nothing stand in your way. >>> welcome back to the ktvu channel 2 morning news. election news this morning. photos of mitt romney pop on a google search but not in a way that favors the republican presidential nominee.
. >>> a public memorial will be held at san francisco city hall. he was among four americans killed during the september 11th attack in benghazi libya. stevens grew up in the bay area and graduated from piedmont high school. that memorial was in san francisco hall rotunda. >>> and hillary rodham clinton is taking responsibility in benghazi. secretary clinton says she alone is responsible for 60,000 employees of the state department around the world. >>> what i want to avoid is some kind of political got you or blame game going on, because it does a disservice to the thousands and thousands of americans not only in the state department and in the usa d but those who search around the world. >>> they have been denying more security prior to the attack and also republicans including congressman paul ryan cut the funding for embassy security. >>> republican presidential nominee mitt romney faces a second debate in new york. we now know who will get the first question in the town hall style debate and what the latest polls show heading in tonight's debate. >>> he says he is shocked by the lack
of the most expensive zip codes however the most expensive is on the east coast. new york city's upper east side. the average home price, $6.5 million, but back here it became almost $5 million per home. here in los altos, the homes cost about $4 million. >> okay. 6:18 is the time, let's check in with sal. that's right. on the san mateo bridge, there is an overturned vehicle and there is a delay at the scene as people are beginning to slow to look at it. westbound is not all as bad as we thought it might be but if you do take the bridge you will see brake lights. again the overturned vehicle is westbound and back here metering lights are on the traffic and they are packed up for a 15 minute delay. they have no major issues on 101 and there is slowing approaching 880. let's go to steve. >>> there is not much of a breeze here. some higher elevations 30 to 50 out to the valley as well. partly cloudy skies, mostly cloudy skies, some showers in the area looks like they are staying north so far. i tell you temperatures are on the mild side, 50s for some, 60s for others. if that wind picks up, you
about these thefts, get in contact with the police. >>> in berkeley, get in contact with the city lie -- sit-lie ordinance where people would be banned during certain hours. some say it's good for business but some protesters say the law targets homeless. >>> nurses walked off the job just a few minutes ago in a strike that is scheduled to last more than 24 hours. hundreds of replacement nurses have been hired and hospitals will stay open, however they will be closed in windsor because of the strike and the hospital is at odds because of on call pay >> >> a bay area man started a local anti-property program and has now been named genius award winners. maurice miller started the family initiative and now has several spinoff programs all around the country. it brings community members like some of these folks bringing them all together sharing their resources and solving problems. they also set and work towards financial professional and educational goals. he will receive $500,000 and he can spend that money anyway he wants. >>> right now 6:18, we will check in with sal for a look at tr
-- watching closed circuit television in new jersey maryland and new york city. an earlier round was held back in may of the hearings as the suspects refused to cooperate with the court proceedings. >>> more political backlash on the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. a republican lawmaker accuses the obama administration of covering up important details. the war of words are being traded right now we will have more on that and we will have more on the latest investigation being launched. >>> it is only october but there is a lot of talk but super bowl this morning. jean mean -- jeanine della vague is expecting a big announcement with the nfl, maureen? >> reporter: here you can see the construction of the 1.2 billion dollars stadium which expected to be completed in 2014. leaders from san francisco all the way to santa clara have been working with the 49ers to put in a bid to host the game. they say having such a huge event will bring economic benefits to the entire region. people we spoke with are excited about that entire city. it will be great are to the local bars. >> san francisco wil
santa clara, san jose 77, 60 half- moon bay 60 in the city, menlo park as well. cooling continues and we will bottom out on saturday and we'll see better conditions on the coast but partly cloudy cool and breezy. >>> ceo mark zuckerberg announced he has more than 1 billion active users a month. he is updating his status facebook page and that's good for what facebook has been suffering lately. quote, facebook is in a tough cycle and it does not help moral but they are focused on what they are building. they have the production of the newest ipad already underway and the ipad mini is expected to be less expensive and the new tablet will be unveiled later this month and could be installed before holidays. >>> division champs... why the a's have the feel good story and how the team will catch in on it. ♪ [ male announcer ] the all-new lexus es comes with a story still untold. ♪ places it will take you. ♪ dreams it will make come true. ♪ with technology and style to match your achievements and desires. ♪ the question is where will your new es take you? ♪ introducing the all-new
and 10 others are being treated for injuries. >>> oakland is suing the federal government. the city filed suit and the government has threatened to close the medical marijuana dispensary which calls itself the largest in the united states. they pay about a million dollars in taxes. >>> lance armstrong is fighting back. they released a report with a list of accusations involving performance enhancing drugs. coming up some of the charges in that 200 page report and what armstrong calls the case against the cyclist. >>> and on the bridge of i will limb -- brink of elimination, tara moriarty is live in san francisco as the countdown begins for the big giants game in san francisco. >> reporter: well, there is a 10:00 game start so a lot of people are playing hookey and fans will plan catch their teams later today and they will have a chance after pulling off a nail biting game last night. >> the oakland a's will live another day... [applauds] >> reporter: they rally from behind and cocoa crisp made the game winning hit and they congratulated him with a whipped cream pie to the face. >> this is
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